What If Barack Obama Was a Guardian of the Globe
It started as a mockery of Marvel’s teasers, but Image’s new series Guardians of the Globe will feature a back up story featuring the joke team of Invincible, Spawn, Rick Grimes, Barack Obama, and Gary Popper.
“The response to the Guardians of the Globe teasers was astounding,” says GUARDIANS co-writer Robert Kirkman. “So many people wanted to see a Guardians team made up of Invincible, Spawn, Rick Grimes, Barack Obama, and Gary Popper. Ask, and you will receive!”
Giarrusso states, “I’ll be featuring President Barack Obama in a comic. As far as I know, this is something that has never been done before. A move like this is bound to stir up a lot of heated controversy, but I have the opportunity to do something historically groundbreaking in these strips.”
As the Viltrumite War rages on within the pages of INVINCIBLE, the ranks of the Guardians of the Globe are suddenly depleted. The world is in danger and the team is in search of new blood. It’s the biggest recruitment drive since Omni-Man slaughtered the original members. But will it be in time to stop The Order? This series is a can’t-miss action extravaganza, with one-page backups featuring the Guardians of the Globe that never were: Invincible, Spawn, Rick Grimes, Barack Obama, and Gary Popper!
GUARDIANS OF THE GLOBE #1 (of 6) — a 32-page full-color comic written by Robert Kirkman and Benito Cereno, illustrated by Ransom Getty, and featuring a backup story by Chris Giarrusso — will be on sale for $3.50 on August 25, 2010. Giarusso’s G-MAN, VOL. 1: LEARNING TO FLY, a 96-page full-color trade paperback for $9.99, and G-MAN, VOL. 2: CAPE CRISIS, a 128-page full-color trade paperback, will both be in stores September 29, 2010.